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Hiatus Kaiyote Share A Mesmerizing New Video For “Breathing Underwater”

Hiatus Kaiyote Share A Mesmerizing New Video For “Breathing Underwater”

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Always one for untamed, captivating imagery, Hiatus Kaiyote have once again tapped into pure wonder in their new video for “Breathing Underwater,” off their brilliant second LP Choose Your Weapon. As the band moves the the tune’s rhythmic twists and turns, their surroundings follow suit; we’re treated to gorgeous shots of

The video premiered over at Rolling Stone Monday morning, and when the magazine asked Hiatus Kaiyote frontwoman Nai Palm for her take on it all, she aptly summed it up as “[O]ld school science experiments you learn in the first grade.” Palm also went on to explain a bit more of what makes “Breathing Underwater” such an original piece of music. The song, she said, was inspired by a Jericho Rose, a metaphor for “the love that an artisan would put into his life’s work, or the love that goes into designing a tattoo.”

“I just wanted to show the world that there are different forms of loving beyond singing about why your boyfriend didn’t call you,” Nai continued. If finding beauty and love in one’s self–and nature–is the goal, then the band’s new video is a massive success. Watch Hiatus Kaiyote’s “Breathing Underwater” clip below and check out their updated tour itinerary after the jump.

Hiatus Kaiyote Tour Dates:

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October 2 – San Diego, CA @ House of Blues
October 3 – Los Angeles, CA @ El Rey
October 6 – San Francisco, CA @ The Filmore
October 8 – Vancouver, BC @ Venue Nightclub
October 9 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
October 11 – Denver, CO @ The Gothic Theater
October 14 – Minneapolis, MN @ Fine Line Music Café
October 15 – Chicago, IL @ Park West
October 16 – Detroit, MI @ The Shelter
October 18 – Atlanta, GA @ Center Stage
October 19 – Charlotte, NC @ The Visualite Theater
October 20 – Washington D.C. @ The Fillmore
October 22 – Philadelphia, PA @ Electric Factory (with Chance the Rapper)
October 23 – New York, NY @ Terminal 5 (with Chance the Rapper)
October 27 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues (with Chance the Rapper)

Spotted at: Rolling Stone.


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